Paper Review: Flutter Phenomenon in Aero-Elasticity


  • Ali Talib Abdalzahra Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Kufa-Iraq.
  • Ameer A. kadhim Material Engineering Department, University of Kufa-Iraq.
  • Al-hadrayi Ziadoon M.R Material Engineering Department, University of Kufa-Iraq.


Aero-elasticity, Hopf bifurcation, Flutter, divergence


Flutter is aero-elasticity phenomenon concerning the analysis of the relationship among aerodynamic and elastic forces, aerodynamic forces (static-aeroelasticity). Inertia, elastic and aerodynamic forces (dynamic-aeroelasticity). Elastic forces and laws of control (aero-servo-elasticity). Modern airplane designs can be very versatile and this versatility of the airframe allows aero-elastic analysis an essential part of airplane construction and Procedures for validation. Torsional and wing flutter are the two major aero-elastic phenomena considering in airplane architecture. Hopf bifurcation is a instability case that happens when the torsional stiffness of the system is counteracted by static aerodynamic impact. Flutter is a fluctuating motion due to instability in aero-elastic influences defined by a continuous fluctuation of the system resulting from the interaction among the inertial, elastic and aerodynamic forces operating on the entire body. This article provides a better understanding for flutter phenomena and aero-elasticity issues that seek to offer readers an understanding of the topic.


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Abdalzahra, A. T. ., A. kadhim, A. ., & M.R, A.- hadrayi Z. . (2021). Paper Review: Flutter Phenomenon in Aero-Elasticity. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), 56(2), 173–181. Retrieved from